Modification of Network Information

Learn to modify the IP address, broadcast address, and netmask address.

Modifying the network

Modification of network information is an essential skill because it helps a user of the system to access the network while appearing as a trusted device. A system administrator should be careful since somebody can modify network information and launch a DDoS (denial-of-service) attack on the web server using a spoofedPretending to be someone else IP address. Man-in-the-middle attacks can also be performed by an attacker pretending to be our intended recipient. Let’s now look at how an attacker can modify network information.

Note: Trying to modify eth0 in our terminals will unfortunately close our connection to it.

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